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Catalog Data

Warren, Harry, 1893-1981  Search this
Gordon, Mack, 1904-1959  Search this
Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
11 Items (copy scores, 32 cm.)
Box 71, Folder 7
Archival materials
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Scope and Contents:
11 parts.
Chattanooga choo choo is contained in one folder consisting of 11 parts in Db Major concert -- in ink -- in unidentified hand (Whaley?).
Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, alto 3, tenor 1, tenor 2; 3 trumpets - 1, 2, 3; 2 trombones - 1, 2; bass; piano. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.
Biographical / Historical:
Statement of responsibility taken from Popular Music, 1920-1979, ed. Nat Shapiro.
Handwriting and other details have been reported based on the notes of David Berger, Andrew Homzy, Dr. Theodore Hudson, Walter van de Leur, and Dr. Mark Tucker.
Unsigned Strayhorn composition.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at or 202-633-3270. Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by: Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email:;;
Music -- United States -- 20th century  Search this
Copy scores
Parts (musical)
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1: Music Manuscripts / 1.1.4: C
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History